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In Focus: Strengthening the Training of Medical Data Scientists

In an interview in Sysmex’ company magazine Xtra, Prof. Dr. Thomas Ganslandt (professor of Medical Informatics at the Mannheim Medical Faculty of the University of Heidelberg) describes the potentials of re-using routine clinical data for resea

MIRACUM Summer School 2019 – once again a great experience

After the successful start in Alsace (France) last year, the second MIRACUM Summer School took place from 22 – 26 September 2019 in the Marburger Haus in Kleinwalsertal coordinated by Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen. Under the motto “The dif

MIRACUM and the MII in the German Physicians Journal “Deutsches Ärzteblatt”

The current issue of the journal "Deutsches Ärzteblatt" (German Medical Journal) dedicated an extensive article to the Medical Informatics Initiative. In addition to an overview of the goals of the initiative, it also presents the four consortia

New member of the i2b2/tranSMART Foundation

MIRACUM is proud that Prof. Dr. Thomas Ganslandt from University Medicine Mannheim has been elected as a new member of the i2b2/tranSMART Foundation. The i2b2 and tranSMART platforms play an important role for the consortium as research repositories

“Else Kröner-Fresenius Centre for Digital Health” at MIRACUM site Dresden

Over the next ten years, the MIRACUM site in Dresden will receive a total of 40 million euros for the establishment of the Else Kröner-Fresenius Centre for Digital Health. In addition to the University Hospital and Medical Faculty of Dresden, the a

Successful MIRACUM workshop at GMDS 2019

In a dedicated MIRACUM workshop as part of the GMDS 2019 conference program the MIRACUM team presented its current status and development plans of DIZ components. The presentations focused on the general DIC concept, the XNAT research image reposito

MIRACUM congratulates Melanie Börries to the new Professorship in Bioinformatics

New Institute – New Head We are pleased to announce that the Albert-Ludwigs University in Freiburg has approved the appointment of Dr. Dr. Melanie Börries as W3 Professor of Medical Bioinformatics on May 31st, 2019. As of June 1st, Professor

RECUR: A Nationwide Registry for Recurrent Urolithiasis builds on MIRACUM infrastructure

Another step in health care research: German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) to fund Nationwide Registry for Recurrent Urolithiasis Urinary stone disease is a widespread disease with a high recurrence rate. Covering  a period o

MIRACUM investigators publish on „Leveraging Data Treasures”

"The Future of Medicine” (Editors E. Böttinger, J. zu Putlitz) has just been published and the book launch panel discussion will be in Berlin on 3rd of June 2019 starting at 6pm.MIRACUM researchers Ulli Prokosch, Thomas Ganslandt and Martin Sed

MIRACUM Symposium review within the GMDS YouTube Channel

Two months ago the 2nd MIRACUM Symposium took place at the Johannes Gutenberg-University in Mainz on March 28th and 29th, 2019. The GMDS e.V. accompanied the event on film and compiled some impressions in an informative documentation. In addition to

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